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Commissioner Tells Health Authority To Improve

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February 15, 2013

Saskatchewan’s privacy commissioner says Regina Qu’Appelle Regional Health Authority must take action to thwart employee “snooping,” NEWS TALK 980 CJME reports. The recommendation follows three privacy breaches at the health authority within the past five years involving employees’ inappropriate access to patient health information. The privacy commissioner says planned changes after the second breach were never implemented, and the authority’s current safeguards are not sufficient.
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